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Where to find data to explore the “Rescorla-Wagner model”?

The Rescorla-Wagner model (wiki link description): " ("R-W") is a model of classical conditioning, in which learning is conceptualized in terms of associations between conditioned (CS) and ...
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Data tables from Sorokin's Social and Cultural Dynamics

The title says it all, does there exist in digital form, like csv-files or spreadsheets, the (very many) data tables from Pitirim A Sorokin's Social and Cultural Dynamics, all four volumes: I ...
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Data on cultural diversity dimensions

I am looking for data on cultural differences across nations (regions), specifically: Power Distance Individualism vs collectivism Uncertainty avoidance Long-term orientation Personal Achievement (...
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Cases where open data has been removed?

I'm looking for cases where data (including software) that once was open is not anymore, or was not for periods of several months or more. I can imagine several scenarios for this, including ...
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How should I respond if a government official says she won't release data because she doesn't think it will be useful?

From the Sunlight Foundations's list of Reasons (Not) to Release Data. Sometimes a government official won't release data because she doesn't see what the utility is. Variants include: There’s no ...
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How should I respond if a government official says he won't release data because no one cares about the data?

From the Sunlight Foundations's list of Reasons (Not) to Release Data. Sometimes governments say they won't release data because no one outside government is interested in the data. Variants of this ...
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Are there any regular Open Data conferences?

I'm interested in any Open Data conferences which are held on a regular basis (e.g., yearly). Are there any such conferences?
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How should governments build community around their datasets?

The likes of data.gov.uk and data.gov are keen to build a community around their data. How should that best be done? The main aim is to create a feedback loop, encouraging use of the data and release ...
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Should I approach an agency unofficially before FOIAing them?

Are there drawbacks to FOIAing (Freedom of Information Act, either federally or equivalent state/local laws) an agency? For example, can it lead to an adversarial relationship?